Board of Directors
Mrs. K. Lakshmi Raju, daughter of Mr. K.S. Raju, holds a Degree in Business Administration.
Mr. V. Vijay Shankar is a Chartered Accountant with 32 years of experience spread over Fertilizers, Agri and Automobile Sectors. He was associated with Nagarjuna Group, Mahindra & Mahindra and Zuari Chambal before he took over as Managing Director of Nagarjuna Agrichem Limited in May, 2011.
Mr. N. Vijayaraghavan is a B.Tech. in Metallurgy from IIT Madras (Chennai) and holds PGDBM from IIM Ahmedabad. He has over 38 years of experience in L&T, ITW Signode, NFCL and Sterlite Industries. His strengths are Marketing and General Management.
The Chairman, Mr. D. Ranga Raju is an independent Director and has been a Member of the Board since 1993. He has over 42 years of rich experience in Agrochemicals. He is also on the Boards of many other listed Companies..
Mr. Sudhakar Kudva, a Chartered Accountant, brings with him 38 years of work experience in India and abroad in a wide range of industries including the Lakshmi Mittal Group. His areas of expertise are Finance, Treasury and General Management.
Mr. K. Raghuraman, a Chartered Accountant, is an independent Director and has been on the Board since 2009. He is a former Executive Director of Punjab National Bank and has more than 36 years of Banking experience. He is also on the Boards of IFCI Ltd., Andhra Bank, Oriental Carbon & Chemicals and Birla Ericsson Opticals Limited.
Mr. Raghavender Mateti is an independent Director and has been on the Board since February 2004. He is a product of IIT Kharagpur and IIM Ahmedabad. He has around four decades of experience in the Agrochemical Industry. He retired as Director – Marketing of Gharda Chemcals. In his career, he was associated with Cheminova India Limited and Lupin Agro Chemicals in very senior capacities. He also worked with Shaw Wallace & Co., Limited, Tropical Agro Systems Pvt Ltd., and Rallis India Limited. He was the Vice-Chairman of Pesticides Association of India between 1995 and 2001.